1. Holidays and Family

    Holidays and Family; Remember, the holidays are about relationships and being with the ones you love. Whether you spend the occasion with family or friends, there is often some degree of stress involved with both the responsibilities (the work!) and the relationships. Make your f…Read More

  2. Holidays and Relationships

    Holidays and Relationships; Relationships and the Holidays, will your experience be positive or negative? Talk about what you each prioritize and how you each feel about the options. If there are more activities than you can imagine, decide together when to respond, "Thank you so…Read More

  3. Holidays and Parenting Tips

    Holidays and Parenting Tips; Holidays, parenting and stress often coexist. The following article by Psych Central has some very helpful content. //blogs.psychcentral.com/parenting-tips/2012/11/practice-gratitude-a-thanksgiving-reminder/ If you do not have family to share the holi…Read More

  4. Boost your Mood

    Are you finding yourself a bit blue in the holiday season? Stress?  If so, you're not alone. Boost your mood. Holidays are typically full of to-do lists, good things & sometimes unmet expectations or loss. Not only can this be extremely stressful, it can stir up uncertainty.…Read More

  5. Holidays and Stress

    Actually, with some practical tips, you can minimize the stress and depression that often accompany the holidays. You may even end up enjoying the holidays more than you thought you would. Recognize holiday triggers Learn to recognize common holiday triggers, so you can disarm th…Read More